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Introduction: The Republican Idea

  • Geoffrey Foote

Abstract

The years after the fall of the Soviet Union have seen a decline of interest in ideology and conviction in favour of image-projection and career-pursuit – a new ‘pudding-time’ of British politics in which tactical skill counts for more than fundamental differences between parties, and courage is a synonym for foolishness. However, ideas of economics and politics are more powerful than is often understood, lingering as values and prejudices to inform the most practical of men and women, and changing circumstances may once more lead politicians to become identified with political principles.

Keywords

Active Citizenship Political Nation Republican Politics Popular Participation British Politics 
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Copyright information

© Geoffrey Foote 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey Foote
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  1. 1.University of TeesideUK

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